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Saturday, August 31,1974

Saturday, August 31,1974

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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 New York Yankees  18 Chicago White Sox  6 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Doc Medich Jim Kaat Sparky Lyle 47,993 2:58
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 Oakland Athletics  3 Detroit Tigers  7 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Joe Coleman Vida Blue -- 22,247 2:11
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 Baltimore Orioles  3 Kansas City Royals  2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Jim Palmer Paul Splittorff Grant Jackson 18,737 2:22
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 California Angels  5 Milwaukee Brewers  6 box | pbp County Stadium Tom Murphy Horacio Pina -- 7,520 2:37
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 Boston Red Sox  2 Minnesota Twins  6 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave Goltz Dick Drago -- 11,557 2:30
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 Cleveland Indians  0 Texas Rangers  2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Fergie Jenkins Jim Perry -- 14,841 2:08
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 Montreal Expos  3 Cincinnati Reds  10 box | pbp Cinergy Field Jack Billingham Steve Renko -- 34,101 2:27
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 Pittsburgh Pirates  4 Los Angeles Dodgers  3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Larry Demery Geoff Zahn Dave Giusti 41,653 2:22
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 Atlanta Braves  5 New York Mets  6 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bob Apodaca Max Leon Harry Parker 31,211 2:34
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 Houston Astros  6 Philadelphia Phillies  10 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Larry Christenson J.R. Richard -- 35,257 2:27
1974 reg season 1974-08-31 St. Louis Cardinals  2 San Francisco Giants  3 box | pbp Candlestick Park John D'Acquisto Bob Forsch John Morris 14,356 2:26
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 131 72 59 .550 0.0 585 540 45 L2 31-34 41-25 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1974 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 131 69 62 .527 3.0 539 515 24 W4 31-36 38-26 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 130 66 64 .508 5.5 538 546 -8 L1 31-33 34-32 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1974 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 131 66 65 .504 6.0 520 530 -10 W3 32-33 34-32 4 7 13 -- Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1974 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 133 63 70 .474 10.0 540 542 -2 W1 30-35 33-35 5 10 17 -- dnq
1974 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 132 62 70 .470 10.5 487 597 -110 W1 30-37 32-33 6 11 18 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 133 76 57 .571 0.0 603 468 135 L1 36-31 40-26 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Dodgers)
1974 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 132 69 63 .523 6.5 576 516 60 L3 34-33 35-30 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1974 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 134 68 66 .507 8.5 588 611 -23 W1 33-35 35-31 3 6 12 -- dnq
1974 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 134 66 68 .493 10.5 557 579 -22 W2 29-38 36-31 4 8 14 -- dnq
1974 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 135 66 69 .489 11.0 595 639 -44 L3 26-41 39-29 5 9 16 -- dnq
1974 AL West California Angels franchise | log 134 52 82 .388 24.5 529 574 -45 L1 26-40 26-42 6 12 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 132 70 62 .530 0.0 600 522 78 W2 30-36 40-26 1 4 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1974 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 133 68 65 .511 2.5 539 525 14 L2 32-34 36-31 2 6 10 -- dnq
1974 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 132 65 67 .492 5.0 555 568 -13 W1 25-38 40-29 3 7 15 -- dnq
1974 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 130 60 70 .462 9.0 526 550 -24 L1 32-36 28-34 4 8 19 -- dnq
1974 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 130 59 71 .454 10.0 464 523 -59 W3 28-37 31-34 5 10 21 -- dnq
1974 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 129 53 76 .411 15.5 520 656 -136 W2 26-38 28-37 6 11 22 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1974 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 132 83 49 .629 0.0 661 461 200 L2 40-28 43-21 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1974 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 133 81 52 .609 2.5 635 502 133 W1 42-24 39-28 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1974 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 133 73 60 .549 10.5 544 470 74 L2 35-31 38-29 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1974 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 132 68 64 .515 15.0 541 505 36 L1 28-37 40-27 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1974 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 133 61 72 .459 22.5 516 581 -65 W3 29-39 31-34 5 9 20 -- dnq
1974 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 133 50 83 .376 33.5 455 693 -238 L4 21-45 29-38 6 12 24 -- dnq
24 record(s)